LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION. CHAPTER 6 - LANDSLIDE HAZARD AND RISK ASSESSMENT

The basic elements of hazard and risk assessment and decision making as applied to landslide management are summarized in this chapter. The discussion covers (1) a description of uncertainty, (2) estimation of hazard, (3) decision under uncertainty, (4) landslide hazard maps, (5) historic failure rate, and (6) applications.

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  • Authors:
    • Wu, Tien H
    • Tang, Wilson H
    • Einstein, Herbert H
  • Publication Date: 1996

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 106-118
  • Monograph Title: LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION
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  • Accession Number: 00722495
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030906208X
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  • Created Date: Jun 6 1996 12:00AM